Echinorhynchus

Echinorhynchus

(e-kī'nō-ring'kŭs),
A genus of acanthocephalid (thorny-headed) worms that originally included species now contained in Macracanthorhynchus, Gigantorhynchus, and other genera.
[echino- + G. rhynchos, snout]

Echinorhynchus

An obsolete genus of acanthocephalid worms, now reclassified as Macracanthorhynchus spp, Gigantorhynchus spp and others.
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(S.) inopinatus and Echinorhynchus briconi are being reported for the first time in B.
Taxonomic group Parasites Prevalence (%) Acanthocephala Echinorhynchus briconi Machado 2.88 Filho, 1959 Octospiniferoides incognita Schmidt 1.92 & Hugghins, 1973 Octospiniferoides sp.
Individuals harboring other acanthocephalan species (e.g., a few Pomphorhynchus laevis and Echinorhynchus truttae were found) or acanthella stages were discarded.
Effects of the acanthocephalan parasite Echinorhynchus truttae on the feeding ecology of Gammarus pulex (Crustacea: Amphipoda).
Icelandic Waters (35) Pseudoterranova decipiens Icelandic Waters (35) ACANTHOCEPHALA Echinorhynchus acus Germany (40) E.
Because of his university training in the sciences, Scoresby's identification of the parasitic worms was more precise: "Ascaris, Echinorhynchus, Taenia, &c.--Found in various animals inhabiting the northern seas" (Scoresby, 1820:543).
Forward stepwise discriminant function analysis (DFA) of the 4T samples indicated that abundances of the acanthocephalans Echinorhynchus gadi and Corynosoma strumosum were significant in the classification of plaice to western or eastern 4T.
Forward stepwise DFA of infection parameters of the remaining species revealed that abundances of the acanthocephalans Corynosoma strumosum and Echinorhynchus gadi contributed significantly to the classification of plaice from the southwestern and southeastern Gulf of St.
Crustaceans are, in general, intermediate hosts for some Echinorhynchus (Acanthocephala) species and, because of this, crustaceans can carry larval forms of these parasites (Schmidt, 1985).
annakohnae Urinary Boeger, Tanaka bladder & Pavanelli, 2001 Acanthocephala Echinorhynchus Intestine and sp.